Long time video game player, starting with the ZX Spectrum back in 1985 and continuing throughout the 16-bit era (Amiga, Genesis) and straight through to this day (Xbox 360, Wii, etc). Key interests: tracing video game evolution and history, critical analysis of game design, game industry economics and the experimental side of the indie games scene. Now working as telecoms manager/developer with the following personal websites: http://www.caffeinated.org.uk/ - ZX Spectrum game reviews and general website http://www.xboxindiegames.co.uk/ - Xbox Live Indie game reviews - over 1600 games reviewed!
The UK's Game Group is struggling to get finance: what does this mean for UK gamers?
How can you best tell a story within a videogame?
A look back at the use-cases Nintendo has suggested for the Wii U
A quick look at console lifecycles...
Or: wot I got right, wot I got wrong and what the implications are...
Nintendo has seen record success with the Wii and DS. Can they repeat this success with the followups to these machines?
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[News - 08/21/2015 - 06:55]
business information that was obviously ...
business information that was obviously sensitive r n r nLet me guess... was there a statement about doing everything possible to imply that their game is affiliated with Game of Thrones The number of times I 've had to sit through their increasingly annoying adverts... r n r n r ...
[News - 08/11/2015 - 02:57]
I think this deserves to ...
I think this deserves to be on that list... r nhttp://uk.ign.com/articles/2015/07/22/fallout-3-broken-steel-train-is-actually-just-a-giant-npc-hat
[Blog - 07/09/2015 - 04:51]
This is an excellent article ...
This is an excellent article - I always find technical hacks interesting : And as you noted, there 's not much documentation on how people dealt with similar issues back in the day, barring the odd article in places like RetroGamer
[News - 06/05/2015 - 09:02]
Ouch. My sympathies go out ...
Ouch. My sympathies go out to everyone affected by this, whether it 's an employee of the company or a developer waiting for monies.
[News - 04/07/2015 - 03:59]